Sports

Bittersweet title for Lincoln all-stars

Major Division all-stars claim District IV banner, but lose ace pitcher to injury
SMITHFIELD – This championship came with a price. For the 15th time since 1996, and third time in the last four seasons, the Lincoln Little League’s Major Division ages 11-12 all-star baseball team... more

Smithfield falls in District IV finals

All-stars can’t produce another comeback: Burrillville grabs 10-5 win
SMITHFIELD – A District IV championship wasn’t in the cards for the comeback kids last Saturday afternoon, as the Smithfield Little League’s Major Division ages 9-10 all-star baseball team lost to... more

New faces, same result for Lincoln 9-11s

All-star team captures District IV, blanks Burrillville for fourth straight win
SMITHFIELD – All the names have changed, but the Lincoln Little League’s Major Division ages 9-11 all-star baseball team is back atop the District IV. Jon-Luca Feole struck out 10 of the 13 batters... more

Smithfield Post 64 picks up second win

Junior Legion baseball team defeats Ponaganset’s Post 20 ballclub, 18-7
SMITHFIELD – It was a long night last Tuesday, July 10, that ended up as a six-inning R.I. American Legion Junior Division game, as the Smithfield Post 64 baseball team jumped out fast and took down... more

Lajoie Field reopens for business

Woonsocket Major all-stars fall in District I losers' bracket final; Jimmy Fund tourney begins Saturday
WOONSOCKET – The good news for the Woonsocket Little League’s Major Division all-star baseball team was that, after spending its first three District IV tournament games on the road, the ages 11-12... more

Pineview Junior all-stars notch 3-2 win in District 2 finals

BARRINGTON – With the game tied 2-2 in the bottom of the seventh, Cory Perreira led off with a triple and scored on an error by Barrington’s pitcher, earning the Pineview Junior League all-star team... more

NP-Smithfield 15s turn triple play

Babe Ruth all-star team blanks Coventry for third straight state championship
NORTH PROVIDENCE – After dominating in pool play, the North Providence-Smithfield Babe Ruth League’s 15-year-old all-star team won its third straight state championship last Wednesday night by... more

Cranston Western downs NPWLL again

Ace pitcher foils Major Division all-stars to help team win eighth straight District I title
CRANSTON – Chris Piscione had North Providence West’s number again. For the second time in four days, the NPWLL Major Division all-star team fell victim to another solid outing by the Cranston... more

Cumberland’s Bauer earns more honors on WPI swim team

WORCESTER, Mass. – The collegiate swim season may have ended months ago, but that didn’t prevent Cumberland’s Jack Bauer, a member of the Worcester Polytechnic Institute men’s swim team, from... more

Signups are open for Mount Saint Charles summer athletic camps

WOONSOCKET – Mount St. Charles Academy will host a wide variety of athletic camps this summer. These camps are open to all students; however, the age brackets vary per camp. The camp schedule (with... more

CumberlandFest 5K takes place Aug. 11 at Diamond Hill Park

CUMBERLAND – Entries are currently being accepted for the 28th annual CumberlandFest 5K road race that will take place on Saturday, Aug. 11, at 10 a.m. in front of Diamond Hill Park. The USATF-... more

NPS 14s top Coventry twice for state title

Four straight victories give Babe Ruth team another championship
COVENTRY – If the North Providence-Smithfield Babe Ruth League’s 14-year-old all-star baseball team planned to repeat as state champions, it was going to have to beat Coventry twice last week, and do... more

NPS 13s ride strong pitching to another state title

All-star team begins New England tournament Friday in Westfield, Mass.
NORTH PROVIDENCE – Pitching took center stage for the North Providence-Smithfield Babe Ruth League 13-year-old all-star team in the state tournament, as NPS repeated as champions by posting a 3-0... more

NP Connie Mack baseball team suffers four-game losing streak on road trip

EAST GREENWICH – The North Providence Connie Mack baseball team suffered its fourth straight defeat – all coming on the road – on Saturday morning, as defending state champion East Greenwich was able... more